When people generously donate their money or fundraise for Comic Relief, they trust that we’ll spend their cash wisely. With that trust, comes huge responsibility which we take very seriously indeed. What that doesn’t tell you is that, as well as being an official UK charity, we’re also absolutely committed to maintaining the best standards in everything we do. When it comes to raising money for example, we’re a member of the Fundraising Regulator and strive to comply with fundraising best practice.
Families and Schools Together is an award-winning early-intervention programme which brings parents, children, teachers and the wider community together, to make sure children get the support they need to fulfil their potential at school – and in life. We believe every child should be happy at school and have the chance to fulfil their potential. We also know how important it is for parents to get the support they need to help their child achieve, learn and develop.
The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £60 million annually. It was established in 1958 by the Weston family and since then has donated over £960 million, becoming one of the largest and most respected charitable institutions in the UK. The Trustees are descendants of the founder and the Weston family continues to take a highly active and hands-on approach.
HAVCO’s mission is to support, challenge and inspire Haringey’s voluntary and community sector to enable change for a better Borough. HAVCO closed its offices on 28 February 2017.
Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management. Our internationally recognised accreditation is held by 14,000 organisations across the world. The Standard defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people well for sustainable results.
Established in 1999, the Jack Petchey Foundation makes grants to programmes and projects that benefit young people aged 11-25.The Foundation exists to raise the aspirations of young people, to help them take advantage of opportunities and play a full part in society.
The Santander Foundation provides grants to UK registered charities that help disadvantaged people in communities where Santander has a presence. The Community Plus fund provides donations of up to £5,000 to small, local charities nominated by customers, staff and the charities themselves. Our Central Grants programme has grants of up to £10,000 available for education, training and financial capability projects. In 2013, £5 million was donated by the Santander Foundation to charities across the UK.
Haringey has 63 primary (including infant and junior) schools, 10 secondary schools, a City Academy, 4 special schools and a pupil support centre. In addition, there are off site provision and study support centres for children and young people with additional needs. Ten Children’s Centres were opened in 2006 and a further eight were planned for 2008.
The number of pupils in Haringey Schools as at January 2006 was 34,990 (Including nursery age children).
The Tudor Trust is an independent grant-making trust which supports voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK. Tudor wants to help smaller, community-led groups which are supporting people at the margins of society. We do this by making grants.
We are the Woodland Trust – the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity. We have over 500,000 members and supporters and more than 1,000 sites all over the UK. We’re standing up for woods and trees, our mission is to protect and campaign on behalf of this country’s woods, plant more trees, and restore ancient woodland, for the benefit of wildlife and people. We want to see a UK rich in woods and trees, enjoyed and valued by everyone.
The Mercers’ Company is the Premier Livery Company of the City of London. The Company, and its associated charitable trusts, makes substantial grants to support education, general welfare, church and faith and arts and heritage. A network of almshouses and other homes for the elderly are also managed by the charitable trusts associated with the Company. The Company is closely involved with the running of 17 schools across the country and supports them primarily through the appointment of governors. It also provides, with the City of London Corporation, free public lectures in the City at Gresham College.
The Company funds its activities from income derived from its investments, mainly property in London’s West End and the City.
Sport England is a non-departmental public body under the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Its role is to build the foundations of a community sport system by working with national governing bodies of sport, and other funded partners, to grow the number of people doing sport; sustain participation levels; and help more talented people from all diverse backgrounds excel by identifying them early, nurturing them, and helping them move up to the elite level.
The Tottenham Grammar School Foundation is a charity which promotes the education of persons under the age of 25 years who are resident in the London of Haringey and have attended as a pupil at a state maintained school and who are in need of financial assistance. The foundation also provides benefits (grants) at maintained schools and colleges in the London Borough of Haringey for items that are not normally provided by the Local Education Authority or the Governing Body. Grants are also made to charities, voluntary groups and other organisations who work with young people in the Borough.